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Roberts, Stabenow Announce Committee Votes on USDA Nominees Ibach, Northey

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., today announced the Committee will hold a business meeting to consider the nominations of Gregory Ibach, of Nebraska, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs; and William Northey, of Iowa, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). 

Date:   Thursday, October 19, 2017

Time:  In conjunction with the first afternoon Senate floor vote, when a quorum is present

Place:  TBA

The Committee held a hearing on the nominees on Oct. 5.